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Manchester Airport (MAN)

Full Airport Name

Manchester Airport

Address

Manchester M90 1QX, UK

Airport Code

MAN

Country Code

44

Telephone

(0161) 489 3000

Fax

(0161) 489 3813

E-mail

None

Website

www.manchesterairport.co.uk

Number of Terminals

3

Time Zone

GMT (GMT + 1 from aftermost Sunday in March to aftermost Sunday in October)

Location

The airport is amid 17km (10 miles) southwest of Manchester.

Airport News

A fresh balustrade aliment and bar breadth opened in Terminal 1 in October 2007, as the aboriginal date in a above redevelopment programme appointed for achievement in 2009.

Transfer Amid Terminals

The Skylink affective aisle arrangement links Terminals 1, 2 and 3 via the airport railway station.

Driving Directions

The airport lies off alliance 5 of the M56 motorway, which connects with the M60 (Manchester's arena road) at alliance 4. Directions for all terminals are acutely signposted.

Car Parking

There are some 14,000 parking spaces attainable at the airport. Short- and abiding parking accessories (tel: 0871 310 2200) are attainable at anniversary terminal. The short-stay multi-storey parking lots are amid abutting to Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Pre-booking, with discounts offered, is attainable online. A approved address shuttle bus operates from the abiding car parks to all terminals. CPS provides chauffeured parking (tel: 0870 411 1118; website: www.parkwithcps.com).

Car Hire

Companies at the airport accommodate Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt. All accept desks in anniversary of the terminals.

Public Transport

Rail: Manchester Airport's rail, drillmaster and bus interchange, accepted as The Station, is affiliated to all three terminals via the Skylink affective aisle system. Trains accomplish to Manchester Airport from abounding stations in arctic England and the Midlands. There is a common account amid the airport and Manchester Piccadilly Base in the burghal centre, which has admission to best above destinations. For advice on times and fares, acquaintance the 24-hour National Abuse enquiries band (tel: 0845 748 4950; website: www.nationalrail.co.uk).

Road: Bus: The airport's bus arrangement provides absolute casework to abounding bounded centres, as able-bodied as to added towns and cities. For bounded attainable carriage information, acquaintance the Greater Manchester biking advice band (tel: 0871 200 2233; website: www.gmpte.com).

Coach: A cardinal of National Express casework (tel: 0870 580 8080; website: www.nationalexpress.com) run from The Base to assorted destinations throughout the UK.

Taxi: Taxis are attainable alfresco or abreast the Arrivals anteroom of anniversary terminal.

Information and Help Desks

There are advice desks anchored in all terminals. Several associates of agents are accomplished in British Sign Language.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs, bureaux de change, cyberbanking facilities, Internet booths and a column appointment are available. Wireless Internet admission is attainable in the terminal barrio at cafés and basement areas.

Eating and drinking: All terminals accept restaurants, cafés and confined with 24-hour facilities.

Shopping: Duty-free shops and a array of allowance shops and concessions are available.

Luggage: Left-luggage accessories and absent acreage offices are attainable in both terminals' Arrivals areas (tel: (0161) 489 3463).

Other facilities: These accommodate a medical centre, two adoration rooms, babyish alteration accessories and a 24-hour children's comedy area.

Conference and Business Facilities

The Radisson SAS Hotel (tel: (0161) 490 5000; website: manchester.radissonsas.com), is served by the airport's Skylink system, and accommodates conferences with up to 400 delegates. A ambit of affair and training rooms, with accommodation for up to 30 people, is attainable at the Ringway Suite in Terminal 2 (tel: (0161) 489 5790). Fast clue aegis approval is attainable for exceptional book passengers.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

There are attainable toilets, ramps, lifts and telephones throughout the terminals. All telephones are adapted with consecration loops. The board in Terminal 1 International Arrivals is able with a Minicom system, and consecration loops are attainable throughout the terminals. Cartage acute wheelchairs or appropriate abetment should acquaintance their airline above-mentioned to travel. There are appointed spaces in all car parks for disabled travellers (tel: 0871 310 2200), and airport buses are absolutely accessible.

Hotels

The Radisson SAS Hotel (tel: (0161) 490 5000; website: http://manchester.radissonsas.com) is anon affiliated to the terminals. Bewley's Hotel Manchester Airport (tel: (0161) 498 0333; website: www.bewleyshotels.com), the Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport (tel: 0870 400 9055; website: www.ichotelsgroup.com), and the Manchester Airport Hilton (tel: (0161) 435 3000; website: www.hilton.co.uk/manchesterairport) are all aural a abbreviate airing of the terminals. Added adjacent hotels accommodate the Etrop Grange (tel: 0870 609 6123; website: www.foliohotels.com/etropgrange), the Manchester Airport Marriott (tel: (0161) 904 0301; website: www.marriott.co.uk), and the Travelodge Manchester Airport (tel: 0871 984 6181; website: www.travelodge.co.uk). Hotel anxiety can be fabricated at the Lastminute.com desk, amid in the Terminal 1 Arrivals hall.

 

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